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Pacific Bus & Mobility Expo (Invitation Only)

March 11th-14th, 2019

Press Releases & News

April 2012
Soderholm Sales' customer E'Noa Corporation took delivery of four (4) open top Alexander-Dennis double decker buses. These Enviro 400 wide body 36' buses have 80-Seat passenger capacity with (2) wheelchair Positions. Additional buses have been ordered, with expected delivery during the latter part of 2012.

May 2012
The delivery of (10) ElDorado National's Aerolites 210 ADA Paratransit buses and the upcoming delivery of three (3) ENC's MissionADA vans will help meet the ever-increasing County of Maui's transportation needs. In order to anticipate their growing ridership, County of Maui has ordered a double-decker bus to add to their fleet.

March 2011
Soderholm Sales delivered the State's first-ever double decker bus to the County of Hawaii. This E500 model bus is a 89 Seat, 2 wheelchair position bus manufactured by Alexander-Dennis, Inc. The County is using this bus as part of their Hele-On fleet, transporting workers and passengers from Hilo to Kona and back.

August 2011
Soderholm Sales completed delivery of 38 new ADA buses (ElDorado National's Aerotech 240) to the City and County of Honolulu for the HandiVan paratransit demand response bus service. These new buses partially replaces the City's fleet of older-model vehicles.

October 2009
Soderholm Sales delivered two additional EZ-Rider buses to the County of Maui, increasing the County's total fleet of buses to 35. Approximately 80% of funding for these buses was provided by the federal government as part of the national stimulus package. Three additional EZ-Rider buses are pending completion in anticipation of meeting increased ridership needs.

March 2, 2009
Soderholm Sales and Leasing, Inc., locally owned Bus Dealer since 1989, announced today a successful Pacific Bus Expo 2009. The 12th Pacific Bus Expo, sponsored by Soderholm Sales, ElDorado National Co., ABC Bus Companies, Freedman Seating Company and Q'Straint was held on March 2, 2009 at the Pacific Club and attended by more than 230 people. On display were 16 vehicles including tour buses, school buses, paratransit, transit and ADA vehicles. Of particular interest at this year's Expo were the 2 Double Decker buses on display. The first of the Double Deck buses brought into Hawaii, is an Alexander Dennis Inc. Enviro bus similar to the open top Double Deck buses operated in Europe, Hong Kong and Las Vegas. It is currently on demonstration to Travel Plaza Transportation. Previously demonstrated to ENoa Corporation, the Alexander Dennis Double Deck Bus will be on demonstration to Oahu Transit Services, the operator of TheBus, the County of Maui and the County of Hawaii later this month. The second Double Deck bus on display and driving around Honolulu this month is a VanHool Double Deck Intercity Touring Coach on demonstration from ABC Bus Companies and Soderholm Sales to Polynesian Adventure Tours.

Over the next 2 days Soderholm Sales will be conducting the Aloha Bus Maintenance Forums at the Hilton Waikiki Prince Kuhio Hotel, the only maintenance seminars conducted in Hawaii for the passenger vehicle industry. At the Forums, bus and component manufacturers will be speaking on relevant topics to the industry and upcoming issues including new A/C refrigerant and the 2010 emissions requirements. The Pacific Bus Expo and Aloha Bus Maintenance Forums will be held next on March 7, 2011.

The vehicles on display can be seen at the Soderholm Sales bus lot located at 2044 Dillingham Blvd, Honolulu 96819. A private showing can be coordinated by calling our office at 834-1417 or contacting us through our website

November 2008
Soderholm Sales completed delivery of 10 new ADA buses and 18 Amerivans with ramps to the City and County of Honolulu for the HandiVan paratransit demand response bus service. The Amerivan, on a GM Uplander minivan chassis, is a new type of vehicle added to the City's bus fleet.

September 2008
Fly to Honolulu International Airport and let Soderholm Sales take you for a ride in cool comfort! We just completed delivery of 8 new WikiWiki shuttles and 3 new ADA Low Floor buses used to transport passengers between terminals. Additional units are in production!

December 2007
Soderholm Sales & Leasing, Inc. delivers the first of three new low floor ADA buses for the new Honolulu Airport Shuttle. These are the first Friendly Buses delivered for airport use in the nation. SSL is named #1 in World-wide sales for Friendly Bus Corp.

October 2007
Soderholm Sales completed its delivery of 20 additional HandiVan vehicles to the City and County of Honolulu for use in its demand response paratransit system

June 2007
We’ve moved! Come see us at our new location…2044 Dillingham Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96819

June 2007
Soderholm Sales & Leasing, Inc. delivered to the County of Maui, the first of three 40 ft transit buses to complement the cutaway buses already in the County’s new transportation fleet. We look forward to delivering six 35 ft buses later in 2007 and early 2008.

March 2007
Soderholm Sales & Leasing, Inc. held its most successful Pacific Bus Expo yet at the Pacific Club in Honolulu on March 5, 2007. We had over 275 people in attendance and showcased our new product, the Bitimec Washer.